Scott Humphrey’s been steeling the show

How do you know when the business intelligence industry goes on break? It’s when Scott Humphrey goes fishing. He’s the man with the industry’s “golden Rolodex” to whom vendors, industry analysts, and press call to catch a story or to release one. The only news now is that last week the man behind the news took his brother and his nephew for a week of catch-and-release steelhead fishing on the free-flowing John Day River, four hours east of Portland. Cell-phone reception caught them now and then, and their phones “made noises,” but no one answered. That’s release.

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